Northern Trust and EDS Enhance Data Solutions for ESG Investments
Leveraging data science capabilities to increase transparency into ESG data
A lack of clear, industry-accepted standards for ESG data poses a challenge for investors. As digitization continues shaping the financial services industry, the ESG workflow solution can integrate ESG data and analysis directly into the investment process, incorporating feeds from multiple data providers and types.
“We know that implementing ESG is a top concern for our clients, so
The ESG workflow solution allows investment teams to analyze and measure decision-making across the investment lifecycle and quickly share and evaluate information as it becomes available. Specific features include:
- Automated capture of ESG data from market and specialist vendors, including unstructured data sets that identify potential ESG issues.
- Seamless integration of vended data elements (e.g., notes, commentary) within the system for access to all ESG-related data in a single view.
- Workflow tools that digitize analysts’ processes around gathering, reviewing, and annotating ESG scoring and events, as well as decision points throughout the investment process.
- Analytics and dashboards that allow analysts and portfolio managers to interrogate, visualize, compare, and decompose ESG scores from major vendors for deeper insights into each company’s true ESG profile.
“The ESG workflow solution helps clients tackle several issues brought on by the complexities of ESG data without altering their processes,” said
According to global investment manager
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